Category Archives: South America

The Fallacy of Sequencing Peace and Justice

A few weeks ago I spoke with a senior transitional justice researcher and aspiring politician from northern Uganda about the trials (if you excuse the pun) and tribulations of achieving peace and justice in the region. He described sentiments familiar … Continue reading

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Posted in Amnesty, Argentina, Human Rights, Justice, Latin America, Peace Negotiations, South America, Transitional Justice, Uganda | 2 Comments

Lost in the shuffle – Argentina Puts Dirty War Leaders on Trial

Argentina has long been at the vanguard of human rights and international criminal justice. In line with their commitment to accountability, this past week Argentina began a trial against former Argentine dictators Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone and six others … Continue reading

Posted in Amnesty, Argentina, Enforced Disappearance, Human Rights, Iraq, South America, Truth Commission | 1 Comment